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Reference EN 60728-4:2008
Title Cable networks for television signals, sound signals and interactive services - Part 4: Passive wideband equipment for coaxial cable networks
Project Number 20640
Abstract/Scope Applies to system outlets, splitters and taps, passive single or multiple port equipment comprising filters, attenuators, equalizers, galvanic isolators, power injectors, cable splices, terminating resistors and transfer points, but excluding coaxial cables and receiver leads (see 5.2). This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition. Subclause 3.1 includes several new or modified definitions. Clause 4 includes added test methods for attenuation, isolation, through-loss, group delay variation, amplitude frequency response and two carrier intermodulation measurements for second- and third-order products. Clause 5 includes updated and new performance requirements.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2008-05-16
Current Stage code deadline 2009-01-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 100
Reference Document IEC 60728-4:2007 (EQV)
ICS 33.060.40 - Cabled distribution systems
33.170 - Television and radio broadcasting
Keywords Cable network; Television; Signal; Coaxial cable; Passive wideband equipment
A-Deviation(s) NL
Special National Condition(s) FI


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Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2008-05-16 2009-01-01 export to doc file  EN  DE
5099 2008-04-01 2008-06-01  
5061 2008-02-27 2008-04-01  
5091 2007-12-04 2008-04-16  
5062 2007-11-12 2007-12-04  
5060 2007-07-31 2007-08-09 export to doc file  EN
5020 2007-05-25 2007-07-27  
3090 2006-09-27 2006-12-31  
5060 2006-09-05 2006-09-19 export to doc file  EN
5020 2006-03-31 2006-09-01  
1090 2006-03-28 2006-03-31  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2008-04-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2008-05-16
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2008-07-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2009-01-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2011-04-01


Supersedes EN 50083-4:1998
EN 50083-4:1998/corrigendum Jul. 1998
EN 50083-4:1998/corrigendum Jan. 1999
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) EN 60068-1:1994
EN 60529:1991
corr. May 1993
EN 60728-1:2008
EN 60966-1:1999
EN 60966-2-4:2003
EN 60966-2-5:2003
EN 60966-2-6:2003
EN 61000-4-5:2006
EN 61000-6-1:2007
EN 61169-1:1994
EN 61169-2:2007
EN 61169-24:2001
IEC 60417-DB
IEC 60617-DB

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